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U.S. rental construction, lack of first-time home buyers a sign of “inferior housing recovery”?
Despite recent dips in construction spending and employment, the mood in the industry is, well, better. Better than it was ...
Housing starts jump 7% in March to highest level since before recession
The housing recovery boom marches on. Following a month of stagnation in February, housing starts jumped 7 percent in March ...
NAHB survey finds labor shortages in “all aspects” of home building
According to a survey conducted by the National Association of Home Builders, labor shortages are hurting the housing and economic recoveries ...
Construction companies, AGC lobby Congress to spare programs from sequester cuts
With an estimated $4 billion in federal construction projects in jeopardy due to the sequestration cuts that took effect March ...
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Big construction employment gains indicate rising contractor confidence
On Friday the latest round of figures from the U.S. Labor Department showed that the construction industry enjoyed its highest monthly ...
Ritchie Bros. president sees turnaround for construction; unsure on value of Tier 4
The Ritchie Bros. equipment auction is in full swing here in Kissimmee, Florida, and given the robust nature of the ...
Economists forecast housing-fueled construction job growth
Goldman Sachs economists recently forecasted a housing recovery-fueled increase to the pace of added jobs each month to between 25,000 ...
Nonresidential construction index stagnates year-to-year, mixed outlook for 2013
The FMI Nonresidential Construction index rose to 58.1 in the first quarter of 2013, up 2.6 points from Q4 2012's ...
PCA Pres: “Pendulum is swinging back” for construction industry (WOC 2013)
You don't usually get a pair of sunglasses at a press conference. And, given the recent tough years for the ...
Recession results in evolving construction markets
Prolonged periods of economic difficulty add velocity to evolutionary changes in many industries. The Great Recession and the long shadow ...
PCA: 2013 is construction’s real turnaround year
Ed Sullivan, the Portland Cement Association's chief economist, is not one to be overly optimistic. While others were saying that construction ...
How will you retain employees after the recession?
With an unemployment rate currently hovering near 12 percent, small- and mid-size construction company owners probably haven’t worried much about ...
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Cat to end track drill production, intends to sell room and pillar underground mining machine business
With VP Henricks's retirement, Caterpillar cuts more jobs in consolidation of tech, R&D efforts
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